How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?

How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?

Picture Book - 2000
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Mother and child ponder the different ways a dinosaur can say goodnight, from slamming his tail and pouting to giving a big hug and kiss
Publisher: New York : Blue Sky Press, c2000
ISBN: 9780590316811
Branch Call Number: JPB YOLEN,J
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 32 cm
Additional Contributors: Teague, Mark
Alternative Title: How do dinosaurs say goodnight?


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I am just recently becoming familiar with picture books from today’s generation, and this is a humourous, enjoyable story for every child and especially those who love dinosaurs! The facial expressions on the dinosaurs will make any child smile. I also think that it would be a great story for a primary teacher to use for a unit on dinosaurs. It is a great story to read to a child before bedtime. (submitted by KB)

Feb 04, 2018

Another great installment of the "How do Dinosaurs...." collection.

Jul 19, 2015

My 2.5-year-old and I really enjoyed reading this book together. We talked a lot about what behaviour is good at bedtime and what is bad, so not only was it fun, it was a teaching moment too. We read this book over and over, so it was a definite success.

Feb 09, 2015

The story help kids to realize the difference between bad actions and good actions. It is very interesting.

mvkramer Sep 12, 2014

Like all the "How Do Dinosaurs" books, the illustrations are funny and the situations extremely familiar to parents of young children. I especially love the picture of a huge dinosaur weeping as he refuses to go to bed.

orange_dolphin_185 Jul 07, 2014

Another book of the lists of Pottery Barn

Sep 05, 2013

Nice rhyming, great illustrations. Both 3 year old and 18 month old thought it was amusing.

Jul 18, 2012

These books have awesome illustrations. I love how they teach with opposites. Fun book to help children sleep at night. This is our favorite book in this series.

Sep 03, 2009

Delivers a moral lesson about bedtime for kids in a fun and offbeat way. Kids and adults will love the pictures of dinosaurs in kid-size bedrooms, with their very human parents. A lot of fun!


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orange_dolphin_185 Jul 07, 2014

orange_dolphin_185 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

Jul 24, 2008

Calgovin thinks this title is suitable for 5 years and under


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orange_dolphin_185 Jul 07, 2014

This is a book about what dinosaurs might do when they are saying goodnight. Some ways are stamping their feet and slamming their tails or pouting


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orange_dolphin_185 Jul 07, 2014

Does a dinosaur throw his teddy bear all about


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